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Apollo flying through the Clouds

Josep Maria Sert1913

Fundación Banco Santander

Fundación Banco Santander

This canvas is part of a series that Josep Maria Sert painted for the decoration of Kent House, belonging to Sir Saxton Noble, in Knightsbridge, London. The canvas was attached to a door in the Bucrania Room, as was its pair entitled Satyr watching some Nymphs dancing, also in the Colección Santander. In his book "Josep Maria Sert. His Life and Work", Alberto Castillo drew attention to the influence of Michelangelo on the figure of the satyr.

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Details

  • Title: Apollo flying through the Clouds
  • Date Created: 1913
  • Place Part Of: Spain
  • Physical Dimensions: w710 x h2600 mm (Complete)
  • Painter: Josep Maria Sert
  • Exhibition: Madrid, Spain
  • Credit Line: Signed at the lower right corner “1912” (the “2” difficult to make out)
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: Fundación Banco Santander, www.fundacionbancosantander.com
  • External Link: Fundación Banco Santander
  • Medium: Black and silver grisaille on canvas panel

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